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Old 06-02-2018, 10:13 PM   #1
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So we are headed to Venice June 28th for specks and reds, one of you guys has to know a thing or two about fishing there, this will be our first trip with a guide in Venice with it getting close to July on our trip how is the fishing usually that late in June? Gonna be hot I know but is it still good fishing that time of year? These guys are catching loads of fish thus far. So what's to expect come late June early July?
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Old 06-02-2018, 10:16 PM   #2
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I'm sure the fishing will be good. We went in late March, but we fish for trout and reds all the time here so we opted for offshore instead. We'll be back in October chasing tuna again. My only recommendation is to try to squeeze in bowfishing.
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Old 06-02-2018, 10:42 PM   #3
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Fishing should be excellent especially if you get favorable winds/tides.

Prepare to be ruined on fishing the TX coast.
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Old 06-03-2018, 08:04 AM   #4
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I hope you booked with Paradise Plus Guide Service. Awesome place!
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Old 06-03-2018, 08:13 AM   #5
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Ill be there the weekend before you! I’ll Let you know how it is. We are fishing with fish intimidator.
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Old 06-03-2018, 10:35 AM   #6
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Headed down Wednesday morning going deep Thursday and bay on Friday.
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Old 06-03-2018, 11:06 AM   #7
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Ill be there the weekend before you! Iíll Let you know how it is. We are fishing with fish intimidator.
Captain Ron lives about 5 minutes from me. You will have a blast.
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Old 06-03-2018, 11:50 AM   #8
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We went with reel shot guide this go round I have heard all good things about Brandon carter. Hopefully we have a great fishing trip so long as the weather holds up.
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Old 06-03-2018, 12:42 PM   #9
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Good luck on your trips. Here are a few recommendations.
Tuna: https://www.voodoofishingcharters.com/
Adventure Trout by way of Sea Plan: http://www.neworleansfishing.com/
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Old 06-03-2018, 03:36 PM   #10
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Ill be there the weekend before you! Iíll Let you know how it is. We are fishing with fish intimidator.
Iíll be there in between you two! 25th, 26th, 27th
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Old 06-03-2018, 05:01 PM   #11
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Iíll be there in between you two! 25th, 26th, 27th
Let me know how y'all do we will head that way on the 27th we will be at Venice marina that evening
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Old 06-21-2018, 08:58 PM   #12
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Any updates from Venice, trout and red numbers they got a bit of rain this past weekend��
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Old 06-21-2018, 09:36 PM   #13
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I was there 2 weeks ago, reds should be good. But, almost all were having very little luck with trout. But, 1 boat brought in >200# and everyone was quizzing the guide.....he was a little vague.
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Old 06-21-2018, 09:50 PM   #14
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Any updates from Venice, trout and red numbers they got a bit of rain this past weekend��
Venice Marina has a Facebook page they do a good job of updating with recent catches. Looks like most of the inshore guys is nothing but reds.
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Old 06-21-2018, 09:53 PM   #15
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Good luck!
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Old 06-21-2018, 09:53 PM   #16
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Thanks, I don’t do Facebook I was really looking forward to getting into trout and reds but you can’t rule the fish I guess our trip isn’t till next weekend so maybe they will turn on
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Old 06-21-2018, 09:57 PM   #17
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fishing is always good there. trout will be a little tougher to find.. not saying it can't be done but that place is THE spot for bull reds. good luck and let us know how it goes
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Old 06-21-2018, 10:07 PM   #18
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We went a couple of weeks ago out of port sulphur and caught trout til our arms fell off, then went bowfishing that night and limited on reds and shot a pile of sheepshead. Love that place.
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Old 06-21-2018, 10:10 PM   #19
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So close! Good luck.
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Old 06-21-2018, 10:13 PM   #20
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You will love it. I suggest booking a bowfishing trip one night too if you have time. That was a blast.
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Old 06-28-2018, 09:00 PM   #21
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Four days of fishing earlier this week. Sunday and Monday in Cocodrie. Two of us fishing. Sunday was to windy for trout so we went and got a limit of reds in the grass. Monday we limited on trout. Traveled to Venice on Monday afternoon and fished there Tuesday and Wednesday. 5 boats. 3 boats limited on reds both days. My boat and another were not quite as fortunate. It was actually pretty dang tough for our boat. Had 10 the first day and just 3 the second-yesterday. To be fair we only fished till about 10:30 yesterday as we had flights to catch out of NOLA and the other boats were having a rough go as well until the tide changed around noon and they all limited quickly then.
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Old 06-28-2018, 09:31 PM   #22
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We had two boats on Monday...2 guys in one boat and 3 in the other. Both boats limited on reds by 9:45AM. I caught a 40+ incher and 1 about 34. We turned the 40+ back to the water. We also caught about 12 sheepshead in my boat. We caught another 13-14 after our limit in my boat that we turned back. We only caught 5-6 under keeper size. AND we were done fishing by 11AM because of storms in the area!! We had a heckuva time!! Only one boat that we saw caught any trout.
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Old 06-28-2018, 11:30 PM   #23
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I'm sure the fishing will be good. We went in late March, but we fish for trout and reds all the time here so we opted for offshore instead. We'll be back in October chasing tuna again. My only recommendation is to try to squeeze in bowfishing.
I need to get back down there for Tuna. Only trip I ever caught fish that was worth more than the charter.

I bet the reds and specks will still be very active come July. Take skeeter juice.
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Old 06-29-2018, 03:20 AM   #24
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Who is the best guide for reds down there? I want to plan a trip in September
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:14 AM   #25
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They're all pretty good and the fishing is outstanding in that area this time of year.
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:41 AM   #26
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Who is the best guide for reds down there? I want to plan a trip in September

I've fished with Billy at Venice Fishing Lodge a few times and planning a trip next year to take my son for the 1st time. The last 2 trips we literally went searching for more "keepers" to take back and could have easily hit 100 bull reds between 3 guys per day. Lodge is first class and the food is tremendous.
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:52 AM   #27
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Who is the best guide for reds down there? I want to plan a trip in September
We have been going with Paradise Plus Guide Service a handful of times now. Not a single bad thing to say. Absolutely great place. Great lodge, great food, and all the guides have been great especially with our kids. They KNOW what they are doing.
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:14 AM   #28
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I've fished with Billy at Venice Fishing Lodge a few times and planning a trip next year to take my son for the 1st time. The last 2 trips we literally went searching for more "keepers" to take back and could have easily hit 100 bull reds between 3 guys per day. Lodge is first class and the food is tremendous.
This is who we stayed with. Billy is a great guy. I'll second the food at Venice Fishing Lodge. Incredible eats.
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